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Human Services Finance and Policy

ELEVENTH MEETING

2021-2022 Regular Session - February 03, 2021

STATE OF MINNESOTA ELEVENTH MEETING
HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES NINETY-SECOND SESSION

HUMAN SERVICES FINANCE AND POLICY COMMITTEE

MINUTES

Representative Jennifer Schultz, Chair of the Committee, called the meeting to order at 10:30 am on February 3rd, 2021 remotely via Zoom and broadcast via House Public Information Services.


The Committee Legislative Assistant noted the roll.

Members present:

SCHULTZ, Jennifer (Chair)
BAHNER, Kristin (Vice-Chair)
ALBRIGHT, Tony (Lead)
BOLDON, Liz
BURKEL, John
FISCHER, Peter
FREDERICK, Luke
HANSON, Jessica
KIEL, Debra
LIEBLING, Tina
MOLLER, Kelly
NOOR, Mohamud
NOVOTNY, Paul
PIERSON, Nels
PINTO, Dave
RASMUSSON, Jordan
ROBBINS, Kristin
SANDELL, Steve
SCHOMACKER, Joe


A quorum was present.

Rep. Rasmusson moved that the minutes from February 2nd, 2021 be adopted. THE MOTION PREVAILED.


Presentations: Department of Human Services, Economic Assistance Program Simplification
• Jodi Harpstead, Commissioner, MN Dept. Of Human Services
• Deborah Schlick, Manager, Economic Assistance and Employment Supports Division

Testifier:

• Bharti Wahi, Executive Director, Children’s Defense Fund

Department of Human Services, Direct Care and Treatment Overview
• Jodi Harpstead, Commissioner, MN Dept. of Human Services












The meeting was adjourned at 11:51 am.





Representative Jennifer Schultz, Chair




Lyndsey Hanson,
Committee Legislative Assistant


More Info On This Meeting..
House TV Video:
View Archive

02:33 Direct Care and Treatments.
- Department of Human Services.
57:26 Governor’s recommendations for economic assistance.
- Department of Human Services.
*Agenda items may be added.

Runs 1 hour, 20 minutes


Agenda:


1. Governor’s Recommendations for Economic Assistance Presentation by the Department of Human Services
Testifiers:
Bharti Wahi, Executive Director, Children’s Defense Fund

2. Direct Care and Treatments Presentation by the Department of Human Services




Additional agenda items may be added.


Public Viewing:

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp.

Notes:

This remote hearing is taking place pursuant to Rule 10.01, which may be viewed here: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/cco/rules/permrule/1001.htm

Members of the public with questions about this process may contact committee staff at Yingya.Vang@House.mn

If you wish to testify, please contact Committee Administrator Yingya Vang at Yingya.Vang@House.mn by 10:30AM on Tuesday, February 2 and you will be provided with further instructions. Written testimony is encouraged and may be submitted for the record up to 24 hours after the hearing ends.

This remote hearing may be viewed via the House webcast schedule page: https://www.house.leg.state.mn.us/htv/schedule.asp. NOTE: HTV 1 and HTV 2 will provide live closed captioning. Video archives of meetings streamed on HTV 3, 4, and 5 will have closed captions added. Other reasonable accessibility accommodations may be made with advance notice.

If you have questions about the accessibility of remote hearings or require an accommodation, please contact Jenny Nash at: jenny.nash@house.mn or by leaving a message at 651-296-4122.